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Hacking attack bears signs of Chinese army

2014-08-01 19:00

A security expert says the recent hacking attempt on a sensitive Canadian government computer network is similar to attacks mounted by the Chinese army.

Canadian doctor in quarantine after Ebola exposure

2014-07-30 11:10

A Canadian doctor has put himself in quarantine as a precaution after spending weeks in West Africa treating patients with the deadly Ebola virus.

Safety first, says IATA chief after tragedy

2014-07-18 21:04

The head of the International Air Transport Association says the world's airlines put safety above all else, but depend on others to advise on the routes they fly.

Quebec offers $60m in aid after deadly blast

2014-07-14 09:10

Quebec's government has offered an additional $60m to Lac-Megantic, the town devastated by last year's deadly train explosion in which 47 people were killed, local media report.

Toronto mayor returns to work from rehab

2014-07-01 09:56

Toronto's Mayor Rob Ford has returned to work after a seven-week stint in treatment for drug and alcohol abuse, noticeably thinner and saying he had "begun the process of taking back control" of his life.

Obama asked to protect old growth forest

2014-06-26 07:36

More than 75 US and Canadian scientists have sent a letter to President Barack Obama asking for a policy to preserve what remains of America's old-growth forest.

SA, Canada business chamber announced

2014-06-23 14:56

Canadian International Trade Minister Ed Fast has announced a South Africa-Canada Chamber of Business aimed to promote partnerships between companies.

Duckling samaritan faces life in jail

2014-06-23 08:33

A woman who stopped to help some ducklings across a busy highway has been found guilty of killing a father and his teen daughter.

Thousands attend funeral for 3 Mounties

2014-06-11 07:08

Thousands of police from across Canada have attended the funeral for 3 Mounties officers shot by a gunman.

Oz GP trophy named for Jack Brabham

2014-06-10 08:48

Organisers of the 2015 Australian GP have honoured the late Jack Brabham by naming its Drivers' race trophy after the Formula 1 legend.

Perez rejects Williams' criticism

2014-06-10 08:44

Force India's Sergio Perez has hit back at Williams' Felipe Massa after being accused of dangerous driving during the 2014 Canadian GP. Who do you think was at fault? Watch the clip!

Ricciardo takes surprise win in Canada

2014-06-09 11:10

In an exciting turn of events Red Bull dominated the 2014 Montreal Formula 1 GP with Daniel Ricciardo taking his first win.

Video: Perez, Chilton penalised for crashes

2014-06-09 09:17

Marussia's Max Chilton and Williams' Sergio Perez will both start the 2014 Austrian GP later in June further back from the grid, after triggering crashes at the 2014 Canadian GP on Sunday.

Wolff: 'I feel sorry for Lewis'

2014-06-09 08:01

Mercedes Formula 1 team was dethroned at the Canadian Grand Prix by Red Bull's Daniel Ricciardo, but not without putting up a beautiful fight. We can only wonder what would have happened if Lewis Hamilton was not forced to retire?

Ricciardo takes surprise win in Canada

2014-06-08 21:52

In an exciting turn of events Red Bull dominated the 2014 Montreal Formula 1 GP with Daniel Ricciardo taking his first win of the season.

F1 to drop practice sessions

2014-06-07 09:16

Formula One is still looking for ways to cut costs, now a proposal has been put forward to consider cutting one practice session and cutting Grand Prix weekend days from four to three.

Montreal: Lewis puts Merc back on top

2014-06-07 08:34

Mercedes' Lewis Hamilton showed he meant business on Friday when he put the team back on top during the second practice session ahead of the 2014 Canadian Formula 1 GP.

Has Ferrari thrown in the towel?

2014-06-06 11:36

Ferrari seem to have given up on the 2014 season. The team - and Fernando Alonso - are moving their focus to 2015. Will it be better?

Montreal GP: Round 7 of Lewis v. Nico

2014-06-06 08:29

Mercedes team mates Nico Rosberg and Lewis Hamilton will resume their riveting battle at the 2014 Canadian GP.

Top F1 drivers call for softer tyres

2014-06-06 07:48

There is, it seems, a push for generally softer tyre compounds in Formula 1 with Alonso and Perez especially keen on the idea. Pirelli wishes the drivers would make up their minds...

Tough, 'but Red Bull can reach summit'

2014-06-06 07:48

Red Bull team boss Christian Horner is bluntly honest: Merc's doing a good job in F1 in 2014 but he still has faith in Renault's 'power units'. 'Nobody is giving up,' he said ahead of the Montreal GP.

Montreal marshals better trained after '13 death

2014-06-05 09:24

In 2013, track marshal Mark Robinson was crushed by a recovery vehicle in Montreal. Ahead of the 2014 Canadian GP, organisers report its marshals are better trained.

Vettel: 'Bullshit, I'm a worthy champ!'

2014-06-05 08:46

No secret about Red Bull driver Sebastian Vettel's frustration so far in the 2014 F1 season - he's not seen the podium. Now critics have angered him by questioning his four titles.

Canadian GP future still in doubt

2014-06-04 12:07

The next Formula 1 Grand Prix weekend kicks off in just a couple of days in Montreal, yet the future of the Canadian races is yet to be signed beyond 2014.

EU-Canada trade deal falters

2014-06-02 14:30

Canada and the European Union are struggling to finalise a multi-billion dollar trade pact six months after political leaders said it was sealed.

 

Canada accuses Chinese of hacking government network

2014-07-31 07:31

Canada has taken the unusual step of singling out Chinese hackers for attacking a key computer network and lodged a protest with Beijing.

Footprints suggest T-Rex hunted in a pack

2014-07-25 14:31

Scientists in western Canada have discovered the fossilised footprints of three tyrannosaurs that suggest these fearsome predators may have hunted in packs.

Tech woes menace Canada's Arctic maritime traffic

2014-07-16 16:11

Technical problems with a new Canadian Coast Guard communications system are putting maritime traffic in the country's Arctic at risk, a union official say.

Kangaroos use tail as fifth leg says study

2014-07-04 08:21

The bounciest animal of all, the kangaroo uses its tail as a fifth leg while walking. That's the surprising finding of Australian researchers, who say the animal's tail helps it maintain balance.

Rio Tinto pushes on with Russia JV in Canada

2014-06-27 12:19

Global miner Rio Tinto and Russian fertiliser producer Acron OAO are moving ahead with the development of the Albany potash prospect in Saskatchewan, Canada.

Warning about global hunt for yield

2014-06-24 09:45

Canada's finance minister Joe Oliver has warned that investors could be mispricing risk as they hunt for better investment returns.

Duckling samaritan faces life in jail

2014-06-23 12:10

A woman who stopped to help some ducklings across a busy highway has been found guilty of killing a father.

Canadian police rescue 5 children from online porn

2014-06-20 09:13

The Royal Canadian Mounted Police say they have rescued five children from sexual exploitation and have charged or investigated 150 people in a nationwide crackdown on online child pornography.

Video: Perez, Chilton penalised for crashes

2014-06-10 09:39

Marussia's Max Chilton and Williams' Sergio Perez will both start the 2014 Austrian GP later in June further back from the grid.

Newey 'will design 2015 car'

2014-06-10 08:48

'I'm 55 and not ready for the beach just yet, so I'll do this for a little bit and see what happens', those are the words of Red Bull's chief technical officer Adrian Newey.

Video: Perez, Chilton penalised for crashes

2014-06-09 12:00

Marussia's Max Chilton and Williams' Sergio Perez will both start the 2014 Austrian GP later in June further back from the grid, after triggering crashes at the 2014 Canadian GP on Sunday.

F1: 10 more years for Canada GP

2014-06-09 11:10

Montreal authorities and Formula 1 supremo Bernie Ecclestone have come to an agreement there will be more races.

Ricciardo steps out from Vettel's shadow

2014-06-09 08:52

Daniel Ricciardo's fantastic win at the 2014 Canadian GP enabled the Red Bull rookie to finally step out of team mate Sebastian Vettel's shadow.

Red Bull: 'Newey here to stay'

2014-06-08 23:04

Red Bull's design genius Adrian Newey has signed a new multi-year agreement with the 2013 Formula 1 champion team.

F1: 10 more years for Canada GP

2014-06-08 19:51

Montreal authorities and Formula 1 supremo Bernie Ecclestone have come to an agreement, renewing the contract for the Canadian GP beyond 2014.

Man charged in Mounties' death obsessed with guns

2014-06-07 09:14

A chilling portrait of a man obsessed with guns and anti-government rhetoric has begun to emerge of the suspected killer of three Canadian Mounties.

2014 Canada GP: Alonso tops first practice

2014-06-06 19:57

Ferrari Drivers' champion Fernando Alonso came out guns blazing for the first free practice session of the 2014 Canadian Formula 1 GP on Friday.

Suspect in Canada shooting arrested

2014-06-06 09:28

The Royal Canadian Mounted Police say they have arrested the suspect in the New Brunswick shooting that left three Mounties dead and two others injured.

Merc: 'Expect no cracks in Montreal'

2014-06-06 08:27

So things between the Mercedes drivers are still a bit tense but one thing's for sure: there's no mistaking their dominance. Will the 2014 Canadian GP be another Merc whitewash?

Alonso 'still hungry for third title'

2014-06-06 07:48

Ferrari's Fernando Alonso says he wants another Drivers' title before he retires. That won't be this season, then...

Canada in massive manhunt for cop killer

2014-06-05 13:24

Scores of Canadian police are scouring the woods in the eastern province of Brunswick, hunting for a man believed to have shot dead three officers in a brazen attack.

Newey: 'New rules have slowed F1'

2014-06-05 09:03

Red Bull's genius designer Adrian Newey believes the new Formula 1 rules have slowed aerodynamic development, thus keeping F1 from picking up the pace.

Couple still held in Afghanistan

2014-06-05 05:00

Videos show young couple who disappeared in Afghanistan appealing to US for help. VIDEO

Renault to 'complete' F1 fix in Canada

2014-06-04 08:51

F1 engine supplier Renault is hoping for positive feedback when it "takes stock of its recovery from an early-season technical crisis" at the upcoming 2014 Canadian GP.

Prince Charles stirs more controversy

2014-05-28 08:37

Prince Charles has warned business leaders to take action against climate change or watch the world continue on a path to destruction, the latest comment to cause political and diplomatic waves.

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